entrepreneurs and SMEs
Agency for business support
The Brussels Agency for the Support of the Company
hub.brussels is the Brussels agency for business support. It was launched on 1 January 2018 and is the result of a merger between Atrium, Brussels Invest & Export and Impulse.
A cluster geared towards innovation
Supporting Tourism, Events and Culture
Because of its importance in terms of jobs and economic activity, the sector of Tourism, Events and Culture has become a major priority for the Brussels-Capital Region. Creating a Hospitality cluster which brings together all stakeholders (both small and large) in the Tourism, Events and Culture sector is a novel means of boosting economic development and growth. A new hub of exchange and support for businesses, the cluster will generate experience-sharing, partnerships and new synergies among its members.
has given itself 2 missions
Supporting a dynamic ecosystem in Brussels and fostering synergies as well as partnerships between the different stakeholders in the Hospitality sector (Tourism, Events and Culture)
Start-ups, small and large businesses, universities and colleges, employment and training organizations, professional associations and federations, regional institutions… By establishing new partnerships, all of these Brussels-based stakeholders will play a role in interlinking and professionalizing the sector.
Supporting and promoting entrepreneurship with the aim of stimulating growth and the development of new activities in the Brussels-Capital Region.
By lending a hand to young entrepreneurs as they launch their innovative activities and by assisting SMEs that are eager to grow, the Hospitality cluster is helping to promote the destination of Brussels, specifically by supporting innovation, performance and the acquisition of new skills.
innovative start-ups and SMEs
Passionate about entrepreneurship, Véronique is currently in charge of the creation and daily management of the new Hospitality cluster located at the offices of impulse.brussels.
Véronique has acquired a breadth of experience during her many years in tourism, having worked in Belgium and abroad in various positions for a recognized international tour operator. She later joined a communications agency as a Project Manager. These different roles allowed her to develop a variety of skills in sales, marketing, communication and management. She also studied business management at HEC Liège before embarking on a one-year specialization course in European economics at the College of Europe in Bruges.
To help it support Brussels-based entrepreneurs and businesses, the cluster can rely on the specific skills of a large group of experts in a wide variety of fields: finance, law, seeking partnerships, internationalization, regional or European grants and subsidies, the development of business plans or financial plans, urban planning and the environment, agrifood, and many more.
Together, this dedicated team of professionals can provide you with sound advice to assist with and support your innovative project.
With a degree in tourism and leisure management from ISALT, Siham currently works as an assistant in the hospitality cluster. She is responsible for publicity and events, as well as for some of the assistance provided to entrepreneurs.
She is passionate about customer interaction, and she leverages her skills and experience to help entrepreneurs get their projects off the ground.
Siham is trained in event management, which has allowed her to develop her knowledge and creativity within the cluster.